Meaning of 杯

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Pinyin: bēi
English Definition: cup; trophy cup; classifier for certain containers of liquids: glass, cup
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (tree) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ ] no, not, un-; negative prefix
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Example Words:
杯子 [ bēi zi ]: cup; glass; Classifiers: ,
干杯 [ gān bēi ]: to drink a toast; Cheers! (proposing a toast); Here's to you!; Bottoms up!; lit. dry cup
大力神杯 [ shén bēi ]: FIFA World Cup trophy
杯具 [ bēi ]: cup; (slang) (pun on 悲剧 , tragedy) so bad; terrible; bummer; fiasco; debacle
茶杯 [ chá bēi ]: teacup; tea-glass; cup; mug; Classifiers:
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